Peppermint Oil for IBS Treatment
Peppermint essential oil should be considered the first-line treatment for IBS.
Also learn 15 Powerful Health Benefits of Peppermint.
Also, use the GreenMedInfo.com database to look at dozens of studies on natural/integrative interventions for IBS: Irritable Bowel Solutions.
Lemon balm is also in the mint family. Reducing Radiation Damage With Ginger & Lemon Balm.
You can also sprinkle dried mint on various dishes. See Antioxidants in a Pinch.
What else might work for IBS? See Kiwifruit for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Cayenne Pepper for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Indigestion.
Irritable bowel symptoms can overlap with problems with gluten. Make sure your physician rules out celiac disease:
• Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
• Gluten-Free Diets: Separating the Wheat from the Chat
• How to Diagnose Gluten Intolerance